CarConnect, the connected car is already a reality
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The connected car is already a reality. The GPS location, Wi-Fi, the status of the vehicle, as well as sending alerts through messages and automatic calls, are becoming one of the requirements that many customers look for in their operators.
For this reason, Vodafone has presented CarConnect, a solution that offers a range of functionalities to make trips safer and better connected, all through the pre-installed Vodafone Smart SIM, as well as the CarConnect app.
No installation required, customer just plug it into the car’s OBD port. Depending on the make and model of the vehicle, in some cases it is advisable to use an extension cable to hide it.
CarConnect, safer trips
The device is associated with the CarConnect mobile application, from which all its functionalities are managed and controlled. Through this application, the customer will have at their disposal all the information about the vehicle and very interesting indicators that will help improve travel information and safety.
The customer can quickly check if the vehicle is on and has a mobile connection, as well as the detailed weather forecast by hours and days so that they can plan their trips.
It also includes a driving score called DriveScoring, which will help improve driving skills by assigning a score per trip based on measurable parameters, such as sudden acceleration/deceleration, unexpected turns or the time spent driving over the speed limit.
Vodafone has just launched CarConnect, its IoT product for the connected car
In addition, you will be able to see the location of the vehicle at all times, plan a route, search for public parking in the area you need, have access to the list of trips made by the vehicle and access the details of each one of them.
Finally, it includes the CarConnect Alarm Assistant functionality, a secure alert notification system through which the customer is informed through a mobile notification of any anomaly in the vehicle and, if there is no read confirmation, an SMS is sent and an automatic call is made to both him and the trusted contacts you have defined.
CarConnect is on sale today for customers of any operator. For Vodafone customers, they can acquire it in physical stores, in vodafone.es and in the My Vodafone app:
- With payment in installments of €4/month for 24 months, after a subscription of €2.5/month
- Or in cash: €36 + monthly subscription of €2.5/month
- On the other hand, for customers of another operator, it can be purchased free in physical stores and in the Vodafone eshop for €59.90 + subscription of €2.5/month.
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